50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Valentine isn't scary, but it is unsettling; not ultimately satisfying, but arresting in the moment.
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38

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
A nose-bleeding mass murderer wears a mask that suggests Roger Ebert is knocking off a group of lifelong female friends.
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25

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The slasher-movie genre may never die, but can't its perpetrators think up variations more clever than this by-the-numbers rehash?
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The dreary, direct-to-video quality of the script, acting and cinematography in this latest entry seemed to inspire more yawns than screams, and not a few titters.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Doesn't contain a single scary or imaginative moment.
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25

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A flagrantly retro example of a tired genre that would vanish in a puff of smoke if anger management classes were to enter the picture, or if it would ever occur to any one of its endless stream of victims to reach for a light switch before proceeding into a spooky place.
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20

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Director Jamie Blanks "Urban Legend" appears to be carving himself a career making slasher movies for a new generation; unfortunately, he's in no way improving on the originals.
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4

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
Because so little of what occurs on-screen either engages or entertains, there's ample time for the boiler of your self-respect to build up quite a head of indignation at the forfeiture of your time, money, and (exceedingly minimal) cerebral exertion.
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0

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Lacking the requisite post-"Scream" irony, the film is simply a package of gougings, stabbings, drillings and guttings, all tied up with a "twist" ending that anyone with a still-functioning brain could figure out in a matter of minutes.
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Valentine succeeds only in boring you to death.
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18 out of 100
Overwhelming dislike
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.